A Penitent Blogger

Mindful of my imperfections, seeking to know Truth more deeply and to live Love more fully.

Quid sum miser tunc dicturus? Quem patronum rogaturus? Cum vix iustus sit securus?
Recordare, Iesu pie, Quod sum causa tuae viae: Ne me perdas illa die...

Monday, August 30, 2004

Catholic Charities and Hurricane Charley

"With the help of the Catholic Charities USA emergency grant, Catholic Charities of Venice is operating 15 recovery, shelters, or drop off sites throughout the diocese. According to Peter Routsis-Arroyo, president of Catholic Charities of Venice, more than 20,000 people are being assisted daily at the agency's recovery and shelter sites. Services being offered include distribution of water and nonperishable food items, medical assistance, mental health counselors, clean up crews, outreach crews, licensed contractors, lodging vouchers, and hot meals."

For information about donations, please go to the Catholic Charities USA website at www.catholiccharitiesusa.org

(Hat tip to Amy Welborn)